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Current record for: Alexander Charles Shorey
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Alexander Charles Shorey
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 20/11/1941
Age 21

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Hamburg Cemetery, Germany
Grave or panel reference 5A. E. 1.

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World War 2
Strategic bombing campaign - loss of aircraft over Germany 1941

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Henry James Shorey, Father
  • Ada Jane Shorey, Mother
Military Information Military Information

Rank Sergeant
Service Number 1375139
Unit 455 (R.A.A.F.) Squadron
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service Air (RAF Bomber Command)
Enlisted in Not Known